The Advantage allows a horse to move as freely as not wearing a saddle at all....
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IF YOU SEEK AN EXCELLENT fit for your horse and an effortless ride for yourself, this could be the saddle you are looking for.   Don't make your horse suffer an "almost" fit, get it right and let riding be a true joy!  We've fit all types of equines including arabians, gaited, mule crosses and drafts, improving their lives and way of going.

MOST SADDLES ARE FIT to a standing horse, but when they move the back shape can change dramatically. We've found that the simplest solution is usually best, so our saddle trees are made to accomodate the natural back movement.  But that's only one reason why we're different.
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NOT A ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL saddle, our trees are made to fit real horses.  Using information from years of custom fitting saddles, our fitting knowledge comes from the actual shapes of many horses, not some saddle tree maker's standard generic idea of what should fit. 

WE MAKE OUR OWN CUSTOM GROUNDSEAT in each saddle by hand and shape the saddle seat to perfection. This seat supports the rider's pelvis and creates balance and comfort.  Both horse and rider really notice the security and closeness they have in this saddle.

OUR CUSTOMERS love how our saddles ride and give feedback:
*One rider who has chronic low back pain told us that when she starts to hurt, she saddles up, rides for a bit and the pain stops!
*Dr. Mero, veterinarian and distance rider, commented that this is the ONLY saddle she's ridden that she finds balanced at every gait.
Jon, a gaited horse rider in Utah, says  "my horse is just blossoming,  with movements that you would normally just see in a horse without a saddle.  Your saddle is making it all possible!"
Another commented,  "This is how riding is supposed to feel!"
more testimonials....

OUR UNIQUE RIGGING self-adjusts to pull at a slight angle and never moves the saddle out of position.  It works with your horse to be in the perfect spot every time. Works great with our mohair cinch.

SHORT LENGTH:  Our trees have shorter bars without sacrificing weight bearing area.  Overall length of our saddles is just under 21".

LIGHTWEIGHT:  Basic saddles are about 14 pounds without stirrups. People are always amazed at how light our saddles are!

CUSTOM ARTWORK can be added to personalize your saddle in a unique way.  From edge stamping to realistic roses to something really unique, share your ideas with us and we'll make it happen.

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PLEASE call or write to find out more about our saddles.
Advantage Saddles                                              advantagesaddles@sti.net
1-877-979-5979 home/office 209-966-4909  PO Box 1687 Mariposa CA 95338
Chocolate brown with antique oil, tooled single rose, edge stamping, caramel seat, black cantle roll, saddle strings, with bronze riggng ring and brass hardware.Classic 16" on shorter bars, brown, black accents, fenders.16" all leather covered Classic with sheepskin skirts, Lotus tooling on fork, rear seat jockey, fenders and seat jockey.  Natural/black.Chocolate Brown, caramel seat, black cantle roll, sheepskin skirts, saddle strings, brass hardware, edge stamping.
Chocolate brown classic with cantle roll, sheepskin skirts, edge stamping, saddle strings, brass hardware.Black on Black Classic with biiothane stirrup leathers and sheepskin skirts.English Classic in Bay Brown and foam skirts.  Seat is Cashel foam.  Carving on rear seat jockey.
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This horse(left) demonstrates just how significantly the back can change from a standing position to moving.  This picture was taken of her standing with her head in a normal, relaxed position.
When she walks, note the significant change that occurs.  This change doesn't require rider's "collection", only natural movement.  Many aspects of the back change, not just the rock!
This You Tube video is worth watching if you enjoy trail riding in any capacity.  Closures are happening now!